UK Social Struggles Newswire Archive
27-03-2004 05:24Portuguese Nobel laureate Jose Saramago's latest novel, a fable about a right-wing government's violent reaction to an election in which 83 percent of the votes cast are blank, went on sale with the author predicting the book would spark huge controversy.
26-03-2004 20:34Here's an interesting article on Coca Cola business taken from the always excellent weekly Schnews issue 447.
26-03-2004 16:52The occupied Grand Banks is an example in self-determination, sufficiency and community spirit and how to defy and take back power from the government, who only ever abuses it.
Government is the problem, it can never be part of the solution.
26-03-2004 11:36The G8 (the leaders of the richest and most powerful nations) are holding their annual meeting in the UK in 2005. In keeping with the commitment of people around the world to oppose the policies that come out of such meetings, a network has been set up to co-ordinate resistance to the meeting next year.
See http://www.enrager.net/current/g8/ for more details.
25-03-2004 23:50The G8 Summit is taking place in the UK in the summer of 2005. Enrager.net have just put up a webpage with really good info about the Dissent! mobilisation against the Summit, and capitalism in general.
25-03-2004 12:40The wombles occupied social centre in Tufnel Park was forced to close it's doors to under 16s today....
24-03-2004 18:57Mayday collective cancell mayday - Shocker!
BBC reports that mayday has been cancelled due to apathy...
ha ha, what bollocks!
24-03-2004 10:52Event at Sheffield City Hall Ballroom this Sunday 28th March.
24-03-2004 06:22Howard Wallace is a long-time peace activist, trade union organizer, senior and gay rights activist. He has been a Teamster and recently retired as a leader in Local 250 of SEIU, a large health care union in Northern California. He currently works with Senior Action building support among seniors, the lesbian and gay community and labor for health care reform and rights for health care workers. He also helped found Pride at Work.
23-03-2004 20:43Below are the two parts of the brochure we handed out during the M20 anti-war demo..
23-03-2004 16:03[This is a preview of the Telestreet meeting Etera 2]
[Below this introduction I have posted a provisional program for the meeting]
Etera 2 meeting, March the 25th 2004 in Sennigallia, will be the second meeting of the Telestrade or Telestreet. A national movement of micro-tv stations (sometimes transmitting to no more than a few blocks) scattered across Italy. Telestreet operates between the legal and technological cracks of the Italian mediascape. Literally squatting the shadows or blank spots where the signals of terrestrial broadcasters cannot reach, leaving shadows on the spectrum which the Telestreet groups occupy.
23-03-2004 12:04Screening of DSEI video - Indefensible
TUESDAY 23rd MARCH 2004 7pm - 11pm (film starts about 8pm)
in THE UPSTAIRS BAR, Brixton RITZY, Coldharbour Lane SW2 (3 mins from Brixton tube)